This is a typical example of the stern type of geometric Jugendstil. Beside the square shades made with glass rods it also features the then so popular cut-out sheets with square holes.
The body is made from brass and is finely polished for an exquisite finish.
Through its modular construction the top part of the fixture can be fit to any height of room. The horizontal parts make the installation of additional flood lights to illuminate the ceiling feasible.